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How to Build an Influential Brand Through Authentic Advocacy (including Social PR)

Waxing UnLyrical

The combination of these two developments has resulted in what is know as “authentic advocacy.” ” More than just a fancy marketing term, authentic advocacy encapsulates the heart of marketing strategy today: building a strong, influential brand by connecting with people. Tip #1: Seek Out Employee Evangelists.

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From Engagement to ROI: How to Measure Employee Advocacy Success


Since 84% of consumers trust endorsements from friends and family over traditional advertising, Employee advocacy has become an increasingly popular tactic for fostering authentic relationships with a broader audience and infusing a human touch into your brand by leveraging the influence and expertise of your employees.

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How to Strategically Use Social Media Trends to Boost Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

As a social media marketer, it can be tempting to jump on every viral trend in hopes of riding that wave of engagement. Can we authentically connect it back to our brand mission and values? But a B2B software company likely wouldn’t have an authentic way to engage with that meme. Adjust your approach accordingly.

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How to Write the Perfect Instagram Caption for Better Brand Engagement

Social Media Strategies Summit

Engagement is equally essential, if not more so. While having a high list of followers will get your content in front of more people, having better engagement gets those people to convert. Here are some practical tips for crafting powerful Instagram captions to boost your engagement. Clarify Your Brand Voice.

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How to go live on TikTok and engage your followers

Sprout Social

There’s something about livestreaming that feels so authentic and unfiltered. This makes it great for engaging your followers. In this in-depth guide, we show you how to go live on TikTok and use the feature to boost your brand’s TikTok engagement. How to go live on TikTok step-by-step. What is TikTok LIVE?

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Personal Branding: Authenticity vs Transparency – Do You Know the Difference?

Pam Moore

As many brands are challenged to become human, engage with their community of customers, prospects, stakeholders, and competition a few of the questions we hear most are: What do I talk about? How do I know how much is too much? Authenticity. authentic — adj. What do I share? What if my competition is watching me?

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4 social advocacy examples that prove authenticity pays off

Sprout Social

According to our research, engaged social media users already think it’s essential for employees to post about their company and vice versa. Vizient Vizient , the largest healthcare performance improvement organization in the US, saw a 200% increase in engagements within the first six months of launching their social advocacy program.